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WAS programs are free and open to the public. Membership is not required, though we would welcome your membership to help with our environmental and educational activities. Programs are held on the third Wednesday of the month at the U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor. In addition to the program, hear news of the latest critter sightings and field trips, and enjoy tasty snacks following the program. Please note: The Matthaei Botanical Gardens charges for parking at the rate of $1.20 an hour, enforced 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm. Members of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum park for free.

Birding in Ghana

icon date2 Wednesday, October 16, 2019
icon timer 07:30pm
icon map marker Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Join Bryn Martin for a tour of the West African nation of Ghana, the destination of Washtenaw Audubon’s most recent foreign field trip. With more than 750 bird species and a number of interesting mammals and other fauna, Ghana is one of the top destinations in Africa, a beautiful country with a colorful and vibrant culture. Bryn Martin teaches high school in Livonia, and is an avid international birder.

Come at 7:10pm for a chance to talk with fellow birders, and enjoy snacks before the program begins.

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Birding Belize

icon date2 Wednesday, November 20, 2019
icon timer 07:30pm
icon map marker Matthaei Botanical Gardens

Join Keith Dickey for a program on birding in the Central American country of Belize. With over 600 species on its bird list, Belize boasts some sought-after birds such as Keel-billed Toucan, Jabiru, Agami Heron, and Black-headed Trogon, as well as mammals such as Jaguar, and Mayan ruins.

Come at 7:10pm for a chance to talk with fellow birders, and enjoy snacks before the program begins.

No program in December, but join us for the Christmas Bird Count on December 21. Details (subject to updates for 2019) are on our Christmas Bird Count web page.

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